WREX-894F19: Silver James II twopence dated 1687

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-894F19

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver twopence of James II (1685-1688) - coin is dated 1687. Obverse has a laureate head left with the legend IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA.Reverse has II crowned with the legend MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 1678.

Diameter: 14.14mm; weight: 0.8g

Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1687
Date to: Circa AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 14.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th September 2017 - Monday 27th November 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1220

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: Laureate head left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: II crowned
Reverse inscription: MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 1678
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: St. Martin's

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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